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Shrub Garden

Shrub heaven

At the Montréal Botanical Garden, large shrubs are grown in the Arboretum, but others have a home in this vast Shrub Garden, dating back to 1938. Today it boasts over 2,500 species and cultivars!

The shrubs have traditionally been grouped by genus and family. While this makes sense for experts, it is less interesting for the general public.

So in recent years we have gradually been re-arranging them according to esthetic criteria, to achieve the best of both worlds: scientific rigour and a pleasing layout.


Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives) - call number:H-1939-0022-c

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Henry Teuscher)
The Shrub Garden in 1939.

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives) - call number:J_Arbustes

Jardin botanique de Montréal (Robert Mineau)

The Shrub Garden 70 years later.

Shrub GardenShrub Garden
Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives)
Jardin botanique de Montréal (Archives)
Rock garden of the Fruticetum - Plantings in 1950
Fruticetum in 1960
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 Shrub Garden : Part 2

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Québec Corner
Medicinal & Poisonous Plants
Monastery Garden
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Leslie Hancock Garden

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